Cloudflare Inc. (NYSE:NET) does about 5.18M shares in volume on a normal day but saw 4357268 shares change hands in Monday trading. The company now has a market cap of 14.65B USD. Its current market price is $47.62, marking an increase of 4.43% compared to the previous close of $45.60. The 52 week high reached by this stock is $132.45 whilst the lowest price level in 52 weeks is $37.37. The script in recent trading has seen the stock touch a high of $47.98 and a low of $45.41.
Cloudflare Inc. (NET) has a 20-day trading average at $43.45 and the current price is -64.05% off the 52-week high compared with 27.43% distance from its 52-week low. The 50-day simple moving average of the closing price is $46.07 and its 200-day simple moving average is $58.08. If we look at the stock’s price movements over the week, volatility stands at 7.43%, which decreases to 6.47% over 1 month. It is also key to look at other market indicators of price movement for the stock, where we see that the relative strength index (RSI) is at 56.54 to suggest the stock is neutral.
29 analysts observing the Cloudflare Inc. (NET) stock have set the 12-month price targets for the company’s shares at between $36.00 and $150.00. The consensus objective for the share price is $62.58, suggesting that the stock has a potential upside of 23.91% over the period. The median price target is 17.9% away from the current levels at $58.00.
FactSet Research has provided data showing that 29 brokerages have issued ratings for the stock. 1 analysts have rated it as a sell, while 1 advise that it is a overweight. 13 analysts have rated it as a buy and 14 have advised that investors hold their positions. The consensus recommendation rating is Overweight and Wall Street’s advice is for investors to Moderate Buy the stock.
The company shares received a number of brokerage firm price updates over the past month, with the latest being on January 17, 2023 when Guggenheim downgraded the stock to “Sell” and issued a price target of $36. Macquarie initiated its price target at $60.
The current price level is 9.73%, 3.69%, and -18.52% away from its SMA20, SMA50, and SMA200 respectively, with the NET price moving above the 50-day SMA on January 23. Cloudflare Inc. (NET) stock is up 8.40% over the week and 2.39% over the past month. Its price is 5.33% year-to-date and -49.02% over the past year.
The company’s next earnings report is expected on 05/04/2023, with forecasts estimating quarterly EPS at $0 and $0.03 for whole year. NET’s earnings per share are forecast to grow by 160.00% this year and 200.00% over next year. Expected sales for next quarter are $273.66 million, which analysts say will come at $971.42 million for the current fiscal year and next year at $1.32 billion. In addition, estimates put the company’s current quarterly revenue at an average of $250.62 million.
Its 12-month price target is $58.00. To reach the target analysts have set, the stock logically needs to grow 23.91 percent from here. Of course, the average price target is just what the average analysts believe a stock will be worth in the next 52 weeks, and is only one metric. There are analysts with lower targets than the average, including one bearish Wall Street research firm advocating investors to wait for the price to pull back to $36.00, given the recent momentum. And then, on the bullish side of things, one analyst is expecting the stock to peak at $150.00.
Outstanding shares total 326.59M with insiders holding 0.87% of the shares and institutional holders owning 87.24% of the company’s common stock. The company has a return on investment of -10.70% and return on equity of -35.90%. The forward price to earnings ratio is 323.95. The beta has a value of 1.02. Price to book ratio is 26.16 and price to sales ratio is 16.39.
According to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing, American Funds Growth Fund of Ame has added its position in Cloudflare Inc. (NET) to 10,048,713 shares, mirroring a recent increase by 85.89%. American Funds Growth Fund of Ame added 4.64 million shares of Cloudflare Inc. common stock bringing its total worth to about $454.3 million at the end of recent close, SEC documents show. American Funds Growth Fund of Ame isn’t the only investment manager who changed stakes and is followed by Vanguard Total Stock Market Index, which added 0.11 million shares to end up with 8,219,486 shares worth $371.6 million. Morgan Stanley Instl Fund-Growth cut their holdings by -5.22% in the company over the course of the most recent quarter. It now holds a 2.38% position in Cloudflare Inc. thanks to 6.78 million shares amounting to $306.51 million.